Suntalekhola or Suntaley Khola (also Suntaleykhola) is a small village and a tourist spot in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal.The altitude of the place ranges from 650 m to 950 m. It gets it name from a small stream; Suntaley Khola. In Nepali Suntaley means orange and khola means stream. There are WBFDC cottages for the tourist to reside. Several trek routes originates from Suntalekhola, out of which most of the trek routes are within the Neora Valley National Park which is loacted adjacent to this place. It is known for its beautiful landscape with green tea gardens, hills and forests, which attracts a lot of tourists. One can spot different species of birds like Pond Heron, Black Eagle, Hill Partridge, Red-vented Bulbul, Ashy Wood Pigeon, Bronzed Drongo, White-throated Fantail, Blue Rock Thrush, Scarlet Minivet and Common Green Magpie. Many locals are associated with tourism related business.
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hgupta (1323) 2007-12-20 22:20
Very nice POV and very clean shot. I also liked the framing. I liked the simplicity of the shot.
dhurjati (2709) 2007-12-20 23:16
ahh ha.... well done Avisekh.Quite similar POV of this very place I have in my gallery too.It is lovely place isn't it!!Nicely seen.
TGULUMSER (13252) 2007-12-21 2:06
This view is very nice with the plants and the fog. Colors are great but I'm not so sure if the horizon is a little bit bent down or not. Anyway,
dareco (17134) 2007-12-21 5:00
I absolutely love this picture!!! A beautiful pov and breathtaking scenery!! Everything is so lush and green! WOW!! A beautiful picture!!! TFS
indraajeet (1904) 2007-12-22 6:49
how i remember the place avisek. nice composition of the evergreen place.
rishabh6296 (706) 2007-12-23 0:47
excellent shot,good to see you after a long time.
rajju (1345) 2007-12-23 8:51
somak_g (497) 2007-12-25 9:52
I have been there and i am sure that this photograph captured the ambience of the place. This is the best possible POV. Well done.
mvdisco (17416) 2008-02-25 21:38
Beautiful picture nicely compose and presented with great colors and sharp picture, Excellent POV. and details of this beautiful place, I love the fog on your backgroung, very well done.
noborders (1010) 2008-02-28 0:56
Wonderful view - WB is so vast and so varied ! Hope to go there one day...
lopshang (720) 2008-03-04 5:22
A very beautiful photo .. a fine composition and a great color.
gezimania (6166) 2008-03-05 2:02
The natural border of plants and the contrast with the other texture looks wonderful, also perspective angle is very good..
Dorota (734) 2008-03-05 12:01
I like this paradise view :) nice colours and I am wondering where is this road leading to ?Thanks for sharing :)
mursaloglu (8047) 2008-03-07 10:28
I like a great graphical lines in your picture and amazing sharpness. The colors are really very moody. Bravo ihsan
lucski (3691) 2008-03-12 10:56
very good POV, magical atmosphere, great colours and details... just perfect
mumek (20198) 2008-03-13 4:59
Beutiful scenery with nice misty background,lovely different tones of green colours and sharp foreground.Very well done
Dyerco (10185) 2008-03-20 7:17
You have captured the lishness of this area very well. It does indeed look like the road to paradise. I like your accompanying note.
trekks (14348) 2008-03-22 5:06
Very nice view with misty fog and well composed shot. It is always the case that the photo cannot capture a complete true picture of the actual scene of misty fog unless you stand in the spot and feel it in person. Good work.
sebinho342 (19317) 2008-03-25 9:42
Hi Avishek, i like this one, i love how green and moutains in the background mix with the grey and humid sky, the path and its perspective is like an invitation to start a travel full of exotism in those mountains.
ChrisJ (92116) 2008-05-19 2:50
The road adds good diminishing linear perspective. Good light management, on the high key toned path, with no visible oe. Good colour & sharpness, also. Tfs!
- Copyright: Avishek Khan (avishek_khan) (544)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2007-12-03
- Categories: Nature
- Exposure: f/4, 1/150 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): "INDIA photos that I'd like to remember (III) [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2007-12-20 22:02